A new agreement, a kind of Minsk-3 deal, does not look likely. Russia is not interested in Kyiv's new demands, such as the desire to regain control over its 400-kilometer eastern border with Russia. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has said only then would he agree to local elections in the separatist-controlled regions, which would most likely be held in autumn 2020. Speaking to Ukraine's Interfax news agency on Tuesday, however, the Ukrainian leader said that he believes Russia is ready to think about Kyiv's demands. … [Read more...] about Ukraine conflict: Can the Minsk-2 peace deal with Russia be salvaged?
Kate Wolffe, a reporter at KQED, said she had been stranded a few weeks ago at Redwood regional park in Oakland and walked for an hour and a half to get a Lyft after abandoning the car. One Twitter user told me she and her friends got stranded in Muir Woods – about 16 miles outside of San Francisco – and pushed the car, in neutral, to an area with cell service. When that didn’t work, they abandoned the car and had Gig retrieve it later. … [Read more...] about My smart car rental was a breeze – until I got trapped in the woods
On Tuesday the extradition fight was further delayed when judge Chana Lomp from the Jerusalem district court accepted a request by Leifer’s legal team to allow them to bring two psychiatrists previously brought in testify on Leifer’s behalf. Those psychiatrists will challenge the findings of a recent psychiatric panel that Leifer is faking illnesses and that she is fit to face justice. These additional psychiatric cross-examinations will begin on 12 March. … [Read more...] about Abuse victim Manny Waks wins $800,000 in damages from paedophile David Cyprys
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SSouth Wales under water as floods hit What should I do if I'm hit by flooding? Mountains and roads hit by landslides In pictures: Storm Dennis brings flooding to Wales He said more than 800 homes and businesses had been affected. … [Read more...] about Storm Dennis: Ministers and councils hold Welsh summit